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CSC and Infratil back student accommodation

DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 AUG 2016
... showing its hand as an emerging asset class with two large investors closing a deal with the Australian National University (ANU) this week. ANU has awarded both the Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation (CSC) and New Zealand-based infrastructure investor ...

ETF pioneer donates $100m to ANU

MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 JUL 2016
... the sort of thing we're also trying to do, in other words, make residential experience a key part of more students' lives." ANU currently supports 68 Tuckwell Scholars at various stages of their undergraduate degrees. The scholarships hold a value of ...

Super funds under growing global pressure to divest

LAURA MILLAN  |  THURSDAY, 24 SEP 2015
... that the debate and public perception around the issue has significantly shifted since the Australian National University (ANU) caused national outrage when it decided to pull $16 million from resources companies. Since then, Local Government Super (LGS) ...

Super becoming the fifth estate

ALEX DUNNIN  |  MONDAY, 14 SEP 2015
... like this and from Frydenberg is they show how little some people learned from last year's hysterical campaign against the ANU Investment Fund over its $16 million divestment from some of the fossil fuel intensive companies in its portfolio. But Transfield ...

Universities at fossil fuel divestment frontlines

ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAY 2015
... "stranglehold" the mining industry has over Australia's political system presents challenges from a local perspective: "When the ANU announced it was divesting $16 million from mining stocks - it wasn't a huge amount, but the negative reaction we saw ...

Divestment more political than financial: PWC

ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 FEB 2015
... these types of strategies to date has been political rather than financial," they wrote. PWC highlighted the example of the ANU Investment Fund divestment that occurred in October last year when only $16 million was divested from seven stocks. "But it ...

Fossil fuel divestment gathers pace

ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 13 JAN 2015
... fund to divest $16 million away from fossil fuels unleashed a political storm and a relentless media campaign even though the ANU fund only divested about 1% of its portfolio and was only doing what many larger Australian pension were already doing. ...

FEATURE: 2014 year in review

MARK SMITH, LAURA MILLAN, JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  FRIDAY, 12 DEC 2014
... "stupid" decision. The Australian Financial Review gave the issue particular prominence, taking a heavily critical stance on the ANU's action. Liberal Party grandees Malcolm Fraser and John Hewson, however, supported the ANU's right to divest. Why the ...

Fraser and Hewson support ANU's right to divest

JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 OCT 2014
... to appear in The Australian Financial Review on Friday. It is a response to criticism from companies and politicians of the ANU's decision to divest from seven resources companies. The statement reads: "We are investors and business people who have never ...

Climate induced GFC a 'very real' risk: Hewson

JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  TUESDAY, 14 OCT 2014
... cabinet these days on the issue of climate change, which I find offensive and bizarre." Hewson's comments come the day after ANU Vice Chancellor Ian Young wrote an article in the Canberra Times defending the decision to divest from seven resources companies ...